Kuwento

KUWENTO means story, and this is our space for reflection. This is where members of the Teach for the Philippines family share their experience of being part of the movement towards education reform. We hope that through sharing our KUWENTO, we will be able to give you a more complete view of what it means to leave your mark for our children, and for our country.


‘Cher Nico: In Full Spectrum

Mga Thomasites, Mga Kadakilaan, at Mga Kuwentong Guro Hango sa Alpabeto   Noong 1901, dumaong ang barkong USAT Thomas sa baybayin ng ating bansa at nagbago ang panuntunan ng edukasyon sa ating kapuluan. Isipin n'yo, ang mga Thomasites ay mga... Read More

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A Reminder of My Why

The following Experiences entry was written by Carmina Regine Fernandez of the 2013 Cohort. She originally wrote this essay in... Read More >

Teacher Jerome: Para Kanino Ka Bumabangon?

“Para kanino ka bumabangon?” Who do you wake up for?   Before the first day of class, we were told... Read More >

CEP Intern Kristina: Things I’ve Learnt in...

Teach for the Philippines is located at Unit 201 Asia Tower Condominium, Benavidez corner Paseo de Roxas Street, Legaspi Village,... Read More >

Teacher Julio: Sino ang Iyong Iniidolo?

Ang akala kong isa sa mga normal na Lunes ay naging isa sa pinaka-di malilimutang Lunes sa aming klase. Lunes... Read More >

‘Cher Delfin: Top 10 Things to Bring...

Clarissa Delgado, CEO; Monette Santos, Chief Program Officer; Cynes Magpantay, Chief-of-Staff; TFP staff, former bosses; Parents, guests, and of course,... Read More >

Teacher Evee: Superhero

Committing two years of my life as a public school teacher is a decision questionable and surprising for many. Some... Read More >

Teacher Delfin: “Mag-aaral Ako sa Ateneo.”

Today, I did the riskiest thing I've ever done as a teacher - bring two of my students with me... Read More >

‘Cher Tin: On Being a Teacher

During our Filipino class, I asked my students to draw what they wanted to be when they grow up. As... Read More >

‘Cher Liang: Aspire

The school where I teach stands on the corner of Aurora Boulevard and EDSA, arguably one of the busiest intersections... Read More >

Teacher Brigitte: Living My Dream

My Why “Nagustuhan mo talagang magturo?” (Did you really want to teach?) That’s the question I frequently get from my... Read More >